Christmas 2016

  Whitchurch’s Christmas lights will be switched on by the citizen of the year – as voted for by the people of Whitchurch – on Saturday 26th November at 5pm. Leading up to the big switch on is Whitchurch’s beloved lantern parade which starts its magical journey from the Market Hall at 4.30pm. There are lots of activities going on in town throughout the switch on eve...
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Revive & Thrive Winner

Whitchurch is a winner in the annual Revive & Thrive Conference From the 29th – 30th September, Acting Town Clerk Zoë Dean and Community Enablement Officer attended the Revive & Thrive annual conference which took place this year in Colchester, Essex. Whitchurch, Shropshire had been selected as one of only thirteen finalists in the Blachere Illumination UK’s Christma...
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Town Clerk

PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TOWN CLERK – WHITCHURCH TOWN COUNCIL Whitchurch Town Council has today (12th August 2016) announced that Town Clerk, Stephen Platt, has left its employment with immediate effect. Whitchurch Mayor and Chair of the Council, Councillor Mike McDonald, said: “I would like to thank Stephen for his efforts whilst with Whitchurch Town Coun...
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Everybody Active Towns

Voting takes place this Friday and Saturday! We recommend that people vote for their top 3 projects, details on all the projects are in last week’s Herald (centre pages), there are also posters around the Civic Centre and there will be stands at each event giving details about the projects, so voters can have a read, judge what would be best for the community and value for m...
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Battle of the Somme

  Whitchurch Museum & Archives is a member of the First World War Centenary Partnership with The Imperial War Museum (IWM). As part of this group we have been able to borrow a copy of the UNESCO listed film The Battle of the Somme for the people of Whitchurch to view. It was shot and screened in 1916 and was the first feature length documentary about war and ...
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Whitchurch Town Flag

The Town Council is keen to promote “Civic Pride” by launching a competition for members of the community to design a town flag. There will be prizes for the best flag designed in the two categories: under 16 and over 16. The overall winner will have their design made into the town’s new flag, which will be registered with The Flag Registry. The competition is open to al...
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Worldwide Whitchurch 2017

Thank you to everyone who has already expressed interest in joining the preparations for the Worldwide Whitchurch Weekend which is coming to our town of Whitchurch in 2017. The date for our first meeting is Thursday 21st July at 6pm – 7pm in the Civic Centre’s Edward German Room. Please note that this is will be a relatively short ‘ideas gathering’ meeting only as the Town...
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Battle of the Somme

Commemorating the centenary of The Battle of the Somme. On Friday 1st July the Mayor of Whitchurch Cllr Mike McDonald, laid a wreath of red roses to remember the sons and daughters of the town of Whitchurch who bravely gave their lives at the battle of the Somme and during the World Wars, with the eternal gratitude of Whitchurch Town Council and the people of Whitchurch. &nb...
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Blackberry Fair

We are pleased to announce that the booking form for Whitchurch's beloved Blackberry Fair, which will take place on Saturday 1st October, has now been released. If you would like to apply for a stall at the event please email tcm@whitchurchcouncil.uk and a form will be sent to you. For further information please visit the Blackberry Fair Facebook Page or phone the Civic Cen...
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Carer’s Week Awards

On Tuesday 8th June the Mayor of Whitchurch, Cllr Mike McDonald attend an awards ceremony at Edgeley House Nursing home in Whitchurch. In celebration of Carer’s Week from 6th – 10th June the Mayor handed out personal awards for the dedicated carers of Edgeley House.
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Mary Duff – one night only!

Mary Duff will return to Whitchurch, Shropshire for one night only! On Thursday 30th June Mary Duff will return to the Civic Centre in Whitchurch for the second year running. Mary Duff is an Irish country and folk singer who is best known as Daniel O'Donnell's singing partner. This year’s concert will feature special guests Jordan Mogey and Kathy Crinion. Tickets are priced at...
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Whitchurch Alport Presentation

On Saturday 14th May, Kim Marchbank-Smith of on behalf of Whitchurch Alport, presented the Ethelston Cup cheque which will benefit a number of Whitchurch based charities including The Bradbury Care Centre at the Whitchurch Hospital Site, Whitchurch Rotary Club and Whitchurch Relay of Life, in aid of Cancer Research. The Mayor of Whitchurch, Cllr Mike McDonald, joined the pr...
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Annual Report 2015-16

Welcome to Annual Report for Whitchurch Town Council for the 2015/16 civic year. The end of the civic year naturally presents an opportunity for reflection but also a chance to consider the opportunities ahead.
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Gardeners’ Market

The first Gardeners’ Market of the year is due to take place on Saturday 23rd April from 9am – 2pm in the Bullring within Whitchurch Town Centre. A range of bedding plants, garden items and hanging baskets will be on sale. The Colour Supplies 20% offer is also back to coincide with the market. There will be lots of bargains to be had on the day!
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Notice

NOTICE OF CHANGE OF CONSTITUTION - COMMUNITY ENERGY GREAT HOUNDBEARE C.I.C. An application will be made to the Community Interest Company Regulator and Companies House to alter the objects of Community Energy Great Houndbeare CIC, as set out below. COMMUNITY ENERGY GREAT HOUNDBEARE C.I.C. a community interest company incorporated and registered in England and Wales with c...
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Food and Drink Festival

Whitchurch Food and Drink Festival is hugely excited to announce that this year’s event has secured TV chef, cookery teacher and all-time favourite Rosemary Shrager. Rosemary will be the celebrity guest of honour on Sunday 29th May 2016, at this two day festival during the last weekend in May, hosted by Whitchurch Civic Centre. Rosemary’s most recent television project ‘The...
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Grants

There is potential to secure funding for your organisation from Whitchurch Town Council. In order to qualify for funding your request must: Give benefit to all or some of the inhabitants of Whitchurch, and the size of grant should be commensurate with the benefit delivered. Be submitted using the appropriate Grants Application FormState the amount that your org...
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Friday Market

The Table Top Sales at Whitchurch Civic Centre will re-launch on Saturday 6th February 2016, from 10am – 1pm. The rebranded Table Top Sales will run alongside the town’s popular Farmers’ Market which is held in the Bullring from 8.30am – 2pm on the first Saturday of every month. The Table Top Sales will be held monthly on the first Saturday of every month in the Market ...
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